Why is dogecoin's price spiking? The crypto has surged 11,000% in 2021
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Dogecoin, the meme crypto linked to an image of a Shiba Inu dog, has been enjoying one of the best years for cryptocurrency in recent memory, boasting year-to-date gains of more than 11,000% and putting it in the top 10 of the most-highly valued digital assets this year. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-is-dogecoins-price-spiking-the-crypto-has-surged-11-000-in-2021-11620151738).
Bill and Melinda Gates's divorce was a predictable market phenomenon and bullish for GameStop -- allow us to explain
A Reddit theory from March appearing to at least partially predict high-wealth divorces has retail investors psyched about their favorite meme stock. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/bill-and-melinda-gates-divorce-was-a-predictable-market-phenomenon-and-bullish-for-gamestopwe-can-explain-11620158462).
'Life turns on a dime': She donated $950 from her first stimulus check to a food bank -- then received a cancer diagnosis
After her financial circumstances changed, Toi Cudworth delayed payments on some loans, and bought frozen chicken and veggies because they're cheaper and they last longer. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/life-turns-on-a-dime-she-donated-950-from-her-first-stimulus-check-to-a-food-bank-then-received-a-cancer-diagnosis-11620142121).
My wife inherited $800K. She put $300K toward our mortgage and $500K in her own bank account -- after 35 years of marriage
'What do you think of the way she has treated her inheritance? If we divorce, will I have to pay her alimony?' See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/my-wife-inherited-800k-she-put-300k-towards-our-mortgage-and-500k-in-her-own-bank-account-after-35-years-of-marriage-2021-05-03).
Dow manages to end up, but tech shares see worst one day fall since March
Stocks ended mostly lower Tuesday, but came sharply off their lows as investors sifted through comments from U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen who said interest rates could rise a bit if the economy overheated. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/dow-set-for-muted-action-tuesday-as-investors-await-yellen-remarks-parse-earnings-from-cvs-pfizer-11620128807).
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